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Greek Australian greengrocer makes plea for thief who stole potatoes from his shop to come forward so he can help her

Last Saturday morning, Greek Australian greengrocer John Kapiris, went on social media to make an emotional plea for a thief who stole potatoes from his shop asking for her as …

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Greek Australian mother loses cancer battle, but still finds a way to give back to Hellenism

In life, some seek to stamp their mark on the world, but not many manage to create a legacy of giving back to the community even after they are gone. …

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‘Xenitia’, longing and memories: The Greek migrant experience in Australia nine years on

Nine years have passed since the day Eleni Nikoloudi and her husband Panagiotis, along with their two children, decided to leave their homeland, a small town in Serres seeking a …

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A Greek Australian behind the ‘Best Patisserie in Australia’

Greek patisserie Kalymnos Pastries has been awarded ‘Best Patisserie in Australia 2019’ at the Restaurant and Catering Business Awards, held in Brisbane earlier this the week. “We feel honoured and …

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Those funny little notes and the story behind them

Who doesn’t love those sweet little notes that our mothers and grandmothers used to leave for us on the kitchen table letting us know their whereabouts for the day in …

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She may be a Chinese teacher yet makes sure her daughter attends Greek school

Amy Khan is the daughter of two Chinese migrants that arrived in Australia twenty years ago, and despite teaching Chinese at one of the best private schools in South Australia, …

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No GLENDI in South Australia this year after board decides to postpone Greek festival to 2020

After 40 years of presence, the GLENDI Greek Festival, the largest Greek festival held in South Australia since 1978, will not be opening its doors this year. “Although the organisation …

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End of an era for Bishop Nikandros; Australia bids farewell after 19 years of service

Bishop Nikandros of Doryleon has been elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate as the new Metropolitan of Eirinoupolis. The 72-year-old cleric is leaving Australia after 19 years …

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Young Australian falls in love with Santorini and gets tattoo of iconic church

Greece might not be in 20-year-old Jemma Hadley’s bloodline, but it’s certainly in her heart and as of recently also etched on her body forever. The young woman’s fascination with …

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Meet the Greek Australian musician who travels the Greek islands playing his clarinet

Theodore Skaltsas’ love affair with the clarinet, one of the most iconic instruments of Greece, started at a very young age and developed despite the fact that he was born …